Posts Tagged ‘Secretary of State’

Hosemann picks Pratt to head division

by Published: February 20,2011

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, Ryan Pratt, Secretary of State

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is pleased to announce Ryan Pratt has been selected to lead the Secretary of State’s Policy and Research Division. Pratt comes to the position from the Ridgeland-based law firm of Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens, and Cannada, PLLC, where he practiced governmental and public finance law. As assistant secretary of state […] [...]

Secretary of State sells cemeteries for $1 each

by Published: October 5,2010

Tags: cemeteries, Secretary of State

The Mississippi Secretary of State’s office will soon be out of the cemetery business in Laurel and North Mississippi. Two of the distressed properties went to a church and a non-profit group, respectively, for bids of $1, and the others went to a pair of funeral homes for bids of $12,500 and $20,100, respectively. The […] [...]

Cartoon – June 7, 2010


NASS adopts resolution, cites Stanford report

JACKSON — The National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) has adopted a resolution proposed by the secretaries of state in Mississippi and Nevada that calls for the need for securities reform and uses the Stanford Financial Executive Report to supplement its findings. The resolution will be sent to each member of Congress for possible […] [...]

Eastover negotiations come to halt

Negotiations between a Jackson developer and the state to build a mixed-use development on the Old Blind School site in Jackson have broken down. Ted Duckworth said last week that he would seek to modify the legislation that outlines the terms that have governed negotiations between him and the Mississippi Development Authority and Secretary of […] [...]

16th Section land revenues soar by 42 percent

by Published: August 10,2009

Tags: 16th Section, JACKSON, Secretary of State

JACKSON — In just one year,  the Secretary of State’s Office reports that 16th Section land revenues have skyrocketed 42 percent and put $22.8 million additional into the hands of Mississippi’s school children. “These numbers show our new system of posting the leases on the secretary of state’s website, arming our school boards with current […] [...]

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